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Grant Tao, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

Xuguang Tao, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

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  • Research Director, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, JHSOM
  • Professor of Medicine

Expertise

Epidemiology

Research Interests

Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology; Research Using Cancer Registry Data; Workers' Compensation and Injuries; Nosocomial Infections; Clinical Trials; Systematic Literature Review ...read more

Background

Dr. Xuguang Tao is a Professor and Research Director in Division of Occupational Medicine, Department of Medicine. He studies environmental and occupational epidemiology involving cancer, workers’ compensation and injuries, drug safety, nosocomial infections, clinical trials, and systematic literature review.

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Titles

  • Research Director, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, JHSOM
  • Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • M.D.; Anhui Medical College - Hefei - Anhui (242-57 before 1971) (China) (1982)
  • Ph.D.; Fudan University (China) (1989)
  • M.S.; Tongji Medical University (China) (1985)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Bernacki, E. J., N. Kalia, S. Soistman, S. A. Minor, J. Barry, R. A. Lavin and *Tao, XG. Prevention, Medical Management, and Adjudication of Workplace Injuries: A Thirty-Two Year Follow-up of an Integrated Workers' Compensation Program. J Occup Environ Med. 2021;63(10):828-838.

Bernacki EJ, Hunt DL, Yuspeh L, Lavin RA, Kalia N, Leung N, Tsourmas NF, Williams L, *Tao XG: What Industrial Categories Are Workers at Excess Risk of Filing a COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Claim? A Study Conducted in 11 Midwestern US States. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2021, 63(5):374-380.

Liu C, Lavin RA, Yuspeh L, Leung N, Kalia N, Tsourmas NF, Williams L, Bernacki EJ, *Tao, XG: Gabapentinoid and Opioid Utilization and Cost Trends Among Injured Workers. J Occup Environ Med 2021, 63(2):e46-e52. 

Kalia N, Moraga JA, Manzanares M, Friede V, Kusti M, Bernacki EJ, *Tao, XG: Use of Vinegar and Water to Identify COVID-19 Cases During a Workplace Entrance Screening Protocol. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2021, 63(4):e184-e186.

Bernacki EJ, Leung N, Yuspeh L, Kalia N, Lavin, R., Tsourmas, N, *Tao, XG. Increasing Physical Therapy Visits As a Marker for Time Lost from Work and High Workers' Compensation Claim Costs. J Occup Environ Med 2020, 62(7):e328-e333.

Contact for Research Inquiries

2024 E. Monument Street
Suite 1-300
Baltimore, MD 21205 map
Phone: 410-614-5242
Fax: 410-614-2995

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Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology (340.680)
    Bloomberg School of Public Health
    2011

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • National Excellent Teacher, China Education Committee and Personnel Ministry, 1993
  • Excellent Paper Prize, China Environmental Science Association, 1991
  • Excellent Paper Prize, China Preventive Medicine Association, 1992
  • AMTRA Award, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Eastern Prize, School of Graduate Studies, 1993
  • Excellent Ph.D. Degree Awardees, Shanghai Medical University, 1991
  • Fellowship of the International Agency on Research on Cancer, 1993

Memberships

  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2007
    Member
  • International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Research Fellowship, 1993 - 1994
    Fellow
  • International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 1991 - 2003
    Member
  • National Cancer Registrars Association, 2001 - 2010
    Member
  • Society of Epidemiologic Research (SER), 1999 - 2025

    Member

  • WHO Global Environmental Epidemiological Network (GEENET), 1991 - 2008
    Member
  • WHO Global Environmental Technique Network (GETNET), 1991 - 2008
    Member

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Work-Related Lost-Time Injuries Sustained Early in Employment Predict Multiple Lost-Time Injuries throughout Employment
    Oral, Online Conference., AOHC 2021 (05/02/2021)
    ACOEM
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